David Dow Receives Award at 11th Annual Rachel Carson Harvest Dinner

Community celebration for environmental justice The 11th Annual Rachel Carson Harvest Dinner was held on Saturday November 2nd. This year’s Rachel Carson dinner honored David Dow, an environmentalist and social justice advocate who works with the Sierra Club on Cape Cod.   Part of an article from Cheers & Jeers Editorial from the Cape Cod […]

Sign our Petition for Water Quality Research Funding

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THIS PETITION IS CLOSED: Your signatures and comments were delivered to MA legislators in January 2014. Stay tuned for actions to take supporting Silent Spring Institute funding this year.

Silent Spring Institute Featured in Cape Newspapers

This article was published in the Harwich Oracle, Wareham Courier, Mashpee Enterprise, Sandwich Enterprise, and Bourne Enterprise in late August. TAKE ACTION: after reading the article below, be sure to sign the petition in support of Silent Spring Institute’s water research! Funding Lost, Silent Spring Presses On Stunned by the Failure of the state legislature to […]

National Campaign for Consumer Safety Begins Today!

Environment and health groups across the country have launched a new campaign for consumer safety.  Using a list of over 100 chemicals of concern, groups are targeting major retailers to reformulate consumer products.  The full list of chemicals (including BPA, PVC and others) was sent to 10 companies yesterday along with a letter signed by […]

Silent Spring on Hidden Toxins

Consumer Products Contain Potentially Harmful Chemicals Not Listed on Labels Health conscious consumers often pore over product labels trying to avoid certain ingredients. But those labels can be incomplete. A new Silent Spring Institute study shows that everyday products contain a wide range of potentially harmful chemicals, including many that are not listed on product […]